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Pleasure and pain, indivisible: happy anniversary, Hellraiser

This week sees the 30th anniversary of the release of Hellraiser in the UK.

Back in 1987, anticipation for the film was high. Clive Barker’s short stories were groundbreaking in many ways – not only did they contain some wonderful writing, but the horror world had its boundaries pushed. 755 more words

My Top 3 Modern Authors

Lately I’ve been thinking about the authors who inspire me the most.

I’m going through a period with my own creative writing where I’m becoming disenchanted with my own style. 650 more words

Literature

Bafflegab bringing Barker's Hellbound Heart to audio

The 30th anniversary of the UK release of Clive Barker’s horror classic Hellraiser is being marked by Bafflegab’s announcement of a new audio version of the soure novel, … 73 more words

News

The Hellbound Heart - Recommendation

Clive Barker is widely acknowledged as the master of nerve-shattering horror. The Hellbound Heart is one of his best, one of the most dead-frightening stories you are likely to ever read, a story of the human heart and all the great terrors and ecstasies within.

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Books

Hellraiser shows rising horror star Clive Barker should, like Stephen King, stick to writing

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, SEPT. 18, 1987

By Steve Newton

Some guys just don’t know when to leave well enough alone. Stephen King just wasn’t satisfied with the work that other directors did with his stories. 366 more words

Scary Movies

Our Interview with Film Director, Mick Garris

(Mick Garris, Tobe Hooper, Stephen King, Clive Barker)

In honor of the upcoming spooky season, check out our interview with film director Mick Garris on… 318 more words